Saturday, October 5, 2002, Chandigarh, India

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Create parking spots or face action, 
shop owners told
Ludhiana, October 4
The district administration to take action against the owners of commercial complexes and shops on the Mall Road, who have failed to provide proper parking for their clients, spaces leading to traffic chaos on the road.

BKU flying squads to ensure MSP
Party demands for Rs 100 bonus per quintal
Ludhiana, October 4
The BKU has decided to set up flying squads which will visit all purchase centres and mandis in order to make sure that paddy growers were paid the minimum support price (MSP) fixed by the Union Government.

DON’T CALL THEM VAANAR SENA DON’T CALL THEM VAANAR SENA: Tiny tots in Dasehra spirit on the campus of a nursery school in Ludhiana on Friday. — Photo Pradeep Tewari

Despite all odds,  she moves on
Doraha, October 4
Life seems to be an endless march to Seema, who is determined to carve a niche for herself. Despite adverse family circumstances, she has been able to make herself economically independent, apart from caring for her bed-ridden father and providing education to her six brothers and sisters.

Surgery gives her chance to be mother again
Ludhiana, October 4
Sunita (not her real name), 36, of Ludhiana, could not believe her luck when her gynaecologist told her that the “microsurgery” on her blocked tubes had been a success and she could, now, conceive again.

‘Dowry’ death claims woman on birthday
Ludhiana, October 4
A woman died in a city hospital late yesterday after her in-laws had allegedly poisoned her. The woman, Pooja, belonged to Malerkotla. Two years ago, she had married a hosiery-unit owner of Bhandari Street in Civil Lines here.


Police station walls being used as advertisement boards
Ludhiana, October 4
Police stations or advertisement boards? The district police faces this question as a soft drink company has painted advertisements of its product on the walls of the Division No. 5 police station near Jagraon overbridge. The advertisements not only come as a shock to visitors but is also against the recent orders issued by the district police authorities that no company could use the police station buildings for its sales promotion exercise, as it directly affects the image of the police.
An advertisement painted on a wall of the Division No. 5 police station building
An advertisement painted on a wall of the Division No. 5 police station building in Ludhiana. IV

Women on top; why not!
Ludhiana, October 4
With the inclusion of two Indian women Vidya Chhabria and Naina Lal Kidwai in the list of ‘Fortune 500 magazine’s 50 most influential women in international business, businesswomen feel that Indian women are a force to reckon with even in the global business arena.

Telecom staff stir continues
Ludhiana, October 4
The indefinite hunger strike being observed by two employees of the BSNL to protest against the registration of a false FIR against some of their colleagues entered the second day today as the police was yet to quash it. The two employees, Mr Bans Raj and Mr Dwarika Prasad, are the members of the National Federation of Telecom Employees (NFTE).

Religious activities to mark Navratras
Ludhiana, October 4
With the beginning of Navratras on October 7, the city is going to witness hectic religious activity, thanks to various Ramlilas and Bhagwati poojans being organised at several places.

Jainacharya’s death anniversary observed
Ludhiana, October 4
On the 48th death anniversary of Jainacharya Shri Vijay Vallabh Surishwar at Jain Sthanak in Purana Bazar here a discourse was delivered by Shri Vijay Ratnakar Suri at a large public gathering yesterday.

Mini Jagannath chariot
Ludhiana, October 4
As a prelude to the much-awaited Bhagwan Jagannath rath yatra on October 26, a series of prabhat pheris have been planned by the organisers. A mini chariot, capable of negotiating the narrow lanes of the old city, has been specially built by the Bhagwan Jagannath Rath Yatra Mahotsav Committee, according to Mr Satish Gupta, president of the committee.



Entry tax on paper opposed
Ludhiana, October 4
There is widespread resentment among book publishers, manufacturers of exercise books, stationery items and packaging material over the imposition of 8 per cent entry tax on all kinds of paper.


Milk processing at farmers’ doorstep
Ludhiana, October 4
In its continuing drive to make dairying a viable option for diversification of agriculture, the Punjab Government today announced a radical overhaul of the course content of dairy training programmes in the state.

The Punjab Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fisheries Minister, Mr Jagmohan Singh Kang, interacts with trainees at a dairy training centre of the Animal Husbandry Department at Bija village in Ludhiana on Friday. — A Tribune photograph
The Punjab Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fisheries Minister, Mr Jagmohan Singh Kang, interacts with trainees at a dairy training centre of the Animal Husbandry Department


National workshop on human engineering and safety begins
Ludhiana, October 4
“Aspects like safety and comfort of the operator must be given prime attention since farm machines involving drudgery are not accepted by the people. The machines should also be environment friendly,” said Dr K.S. Aulakh, Vice-Chancellor of Punjab Agricultural University, while addressing delegates at the inaugural function of the two-day workshop on the Indian Council of Agricultural Research’s (ICAR) all-India coordinated research project on “human engineering and safety in agriculture”, here today.

Annual celebrations of GGSSC
Ludhiana, October 4
A school band of young students of Guru Nanak International Public School played melodious tunes to welcome people from Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttranchal, Jammu and Kashmir, and the United Kingdom, who had come to participate in the 30th annual celebrations organised by Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle at their centre at Model Town Extension this morning.

NCC training must for students: war hero
Doraha, October 4
Col. R.P.S. Dhillon, a recipient of the Yudh Seva medal, addressed a camp of 19 Punjab Battalion NCC, Ludhiana, here yesterday.
Addressing the NCC cadets on the occasion, Colonel Dhillon said the aim of the NCC was to develop the personality of an individual. “In order to inculcate the feelings of brotherhood and good citizenship, NCC training is a must.

NCC cadets attend a meeting during a camp at Doraha.
NCC cadets attend a meeting during a camp


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